Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart

Chicken meat vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the main differences between Chicken meat and Pepperoni?

  • Chicken meat is richer in Vitamin B3, while Pepperoni is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin D, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin A.
  • Pepperoni's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 70% higher.
  • Pepperoni has 2 times less Vitamin B3 than Chicken meat. Chicken meat has 8.487mg of Vitamin B3, while Pepperoni has 4.987mg.
  • Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced types in this comparison.

Infographic

Chicken meat vs Pepperoni infographic
Copy infographic link

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.8%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Copper +37.9%
Contains more Zinc +25.8%
Equal in Iron - 1.33
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 50% 6% 25% 13% 31% 67% 68% 207%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.8%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Copper +37.9%
Contains more Zinc +25.8%
Equal in Iron - 1.33

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +281.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +330.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.93
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.362
Equal in Folate - 5
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 21% 39% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 163% 15% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +281.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +330.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.93
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.362
Equal in Folate - 5

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Chicken meat
50
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
58
Pepperoni

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
164%
Chicken meat
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
214%
Pepperoni

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chicken meat Pepperoni
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Pepperoni
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1500mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.918g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chicken meat Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 239 504 Pepperoni
Protein 27.3 19.25 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 46.28 Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.18 Pepperoni
Cholesterol 88 97 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2 52 Pepperoni
Iron 1.26 1.33 Pepperoni
Calcium 15 19 Pepperoni
Potassium 223 274 Pepperoni
Magnesium 23 18 Chicken meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.091 Pepperoni
Zinc 1.94 2.44 Pepperoni
Starch
Phosphorus 182 158 Chicken meat
Sodium 82 1582 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 161 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 1.03 Pepperoni
Vitamin D 0 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.271 Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.257 Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 8.487 4.987 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 0.93 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.362 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin K 2.4 5.8 Pepperoni
Folate 5 5
Trans Fat 1.527 Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.79 17.708 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 20.77 Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 4.458 Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.305 0.23 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 0.869 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 0.901 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 1.575 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 1.652 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 0.511 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.778 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 0.987 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 0.688 Chicken meat
Fructose 0 Pepperoni

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients
  2. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.